Author Archives: Angie Mason

About Angie Mason

I'm the education reporter at the York Daily Record. Follow me on Twitter: @angiemason1

What’s your back-to-school spending look like?

The National Retail Federation has released its back-to-school survey and – suprise! – people are expected to spend more this year on supplies, clothing and electronics. Here’s a quick look at some of the results: Average family with K-12 kids … Continue reading

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Wagner ad criticizes teachers’ union

In full-page ads in our newspaper, state Sen. Scott Wagner has said that public sector unions are the No. 1 reason “why nothing gets done in Harrisburg” and singles out the Pennsylvania State Education Association as the most powerful among the unions.

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York College president joins students on trip abroad

York College’s president – who has now been on the job a year, so I can’t call her “new” anymore – has a Facebook page, where you can typically see photos of her out and about on campus or attending … Continue reading

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More documents filed in York City/New Hope lawsuit

Court filings keep coming in the lawsuit filed against the York City School District by New Hope Academy Charter School families.

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Will York City follow in New Orleans footsteps?

New Orleans will soon be an all-charter district, something the York City School District is considering.

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LIU 12 partnership brings NASA into the classroom

The Lincoln Intermediate Unit 12 partnered with NASA for a training session for teachers, which will help them integrate NASA materials into the classroom.

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Teens: Apply now to join the Teen Takeover staff

Attention teenagers – the York Daily Record is taking applications for its Teen Takeover staff.

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Song urges York Suburban students to recycle

York Suburban High School wants students to think before they throw out recyclables.

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Auditor general recommends charter oversight improvements

A report from the state auditor general’s office recommends creating a statewide oversight board for charter schools, among other suggestions for improving effectiveness and accountability in that process.

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Visiting a Red Lion elementary school’s career day

I’m visiting Larry J. Macaluso Elementary School, in the Red Lion Area School District, today to participate in their Career Day and tell them about my job as YDR’s education reporter.

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